Top: This photo taken by Chief Warrant Officer Wayne Lanier as U.S. Army pilots perform a flyover prior to their graduation
from flight school at Fort Rucker, Alabama on June 30, 1967. Above: Lanier stands with an unidentified soldier in front of a
Huey helicopter in Vietnam. Right: Lanier was awarded the Silver and Bronze stars, among others, for his actions in Vietnam.
Opposite: Lanier flew more than 1,300 hours in Bell UH-1 (Huey) and OH-13S helicopters during the Vietnam War.